Ranjit Singh facts for kids
|Maharaja of Punjab
Maharaja of Lahore
Sher-e-Punjab (Lion of Punjab)
Sarkar-i-Wallah (Head of State).
Sarkar Khalsaji (Head of State
Lord of Five Rivers
Maharaja Ranjit Singh
|1st Maharaja of the Sikh Empire|
April 1792 – 11 April 1801 as Chief of Sukerchakia Misl
|Investiture||12 April 1801 at Lahore Fort|
|Successor||Maharaja Kharak Singh|
13 November 1780
Gujranwala, Punjab region, Sikh Confederacy (present-day Pakistan)
|Died||27 June 1839
Lahore, Punjab region, Sikh Empire (present-day Pakistan)
|Burial||Cremated remains stored in the Samadhi of Ranjit Singh, Lahore|
|Issue||Maharaja Kharak Singh
Maharaja Sher Singh
Maharaja Duleep Singh
|Father||Sardar Maha Singh|
Maharaja Ranjit Singh (13 November 1780 – 27 June 1839) was the founder of the Sikh Empire, which came to power in the Indian subcontinent in the early half of the 19th century. This was based in the Punjab region, from around 1799 to 1849. The capital was at Lahore.
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